Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

Great Friends Found Here. Visit UPAWS

Pet Calendar Contest
Pet Calendar Contest

2017 Pet Calendar Contest

Your pet can be a star!

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UPAWS Spring Booth

Visit us at the Westwood Mall!

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Burke Pet Portrait Fundraiser
Burke Pet Portrait Fundraiser

Burke Portrait Fundraiser

Stunning Pet Portraits of your Furry Friend!

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Spring Pet Gazette is Online
Spring Pet Gazette is Online

Spring Pet Gazette

Read our new Spring edition online!

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Jon's Auto Promotion Update
Jon's Auto Promotion Update

Jon's Auto Helps UPAWS

March promotion update! $100 per car sold donated!

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Minute with the Expert - Bird Care


Your donation today leads to compassionate care and second chances. Donate your tax deductible gift to the animal friends of UPAWS and be a part of their bright futures.

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Adopting an animal is an exciting experience, one that will add years of joy for the entire family as well as a lifetime of love and comfort for the animal. Your new best friend is waiting for you. Great friends found at UPAWS.

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The Animals Need You! Work with the animals directly, provide a foster home, volunteer at an event or offer your professional skills to help the animals. We have a whole list of volunteer opportunities. Please take a look at our volunteer application and opportunities today.

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Contact Us

Phone: (906) 475-6661
Fax: (906) 475-6669
Email: info@upaws.org

Office Hours

Mon-Wed: 12pm to 4pm
Thursday: 12pm to 6:30pm
Friday-Sunday: 12pm-4pm


84 Snowfield Road
Negaunee Township
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